SevenPack Beer Blog
Ben - April 21, 2007

Victory V-12 Ale

Victory V-12 AleWhy does everyone else hate this beer?  The V-12 is terribly strong and well-aged, which I think leads to a great taste and aroma reminiscent of many Belgian Abbey ales.  The flavor has hints of fig and anise, with a slight sweetness that seems to have waned with continuing age in the bottle.  Altogether, the beer has rounded well in the bottle, and tastes like a well-aged abbey ale that has taken lessons from a vintage port.  Just the slightest taste of molasses and a slight muskiness makes this a well-aged version of a varietal favorite